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Ep 17: How this Author Got Amazon Bestseller Status with Caleb Ward

Episode 17
54 min / Published

Getting bestseller status feels like an unattainable dream for most fiction writers. But, today’s guest Caleb Ward was able to do just that with his debut Christian fantasy novel. He shares how he got there and how it’s possible for other writers to do as well. **** CHECK OUT CALEB’S NOVEL Downfall  CLICK HERE 👉 https://amzn.to/3M8tla2


This video is NOT sponsored. Some product links are affiliate links which means if you buy something Rachel will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. 


📒 Show Notes and Resources 📒


About Caleb Ward
Caleb Ward is a Christian fantasy author. His passion is to combine complex worlds and characters with deep truths that point to God.


📘 Connect With Caleb

    ➡️ https://www.calebwardauthor.com/

    ➡️ https://m.facebook.com/calebwardauthor/

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/calebwardauthor/

    ➡️ https://calebwardauthor.substack.com/


****Get CALEB’S BOOK: https://amzn.to/3M8tla2


About the Episode:

Most writers dream of attaining bestseller status but it feels like a lofty goal to have. Today’s guest, Caleb Ward, shares what worked for him and how others can do the same. During our conversation, we also touched on the 5 areas of marketing Caleb’s focusing in on to increase his book sales, why the launch of a book is never truly over, what makes a novel “Christian” and should we be focusing on that, and how working with a smaller publisher can help a writer accomplish their book publishing goals.



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This Video was Filmed & Edited Using:


Web Camera: Logitech for Creators StreamCam 

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Microphone: Audio-Technica ATR2100X

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Equipment: Pyle Microphone Boom Suspension Stand

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Video Editing: Descript

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Rachel is on a mission to help 1,000 Christian fiction writers make both an impact and an income from their storytelling. 


Here are the ways Rachel is in your corner: 

️FREE RESOURCES: Download FREE worksheets designed for fiction writers: https://rachelfahrenbach.com/resources


️LOOK OVER SHOULDER: Watch as Rachel implements the business and marketing tactics we talk about here into her current WIP: https://rachelfahrenbach.com/lookovershoulder


️COACHING: Not quite sure how to position yourself and your writing to accomplish your business goals (or even figure out your business goals)? I can help you figure out your next steps! Schedule a Call with Rachel: https://rachelfahrenbach.com/coaching


️BOOK: Check out the REST & REFLECT guided journal to help you put rhythms of rest in your week: https://rachelfahrenbach.com/journal


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About this video:

Welcome! Here on The Business of Christian Fiction podcast, we’re diving into what it takes these days to make an impact and an income as a Christian Fiction Writer. Each week, we talk about the creative process of writing a novel from the lens of business decisions and marketing strategies while keeping rhythms of rest a priority. If you are a Christian, write fiction, and want to understand how to publish a novel–and make money from it–you are in the right place.

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